Our Favorite Things to Do in San Sebastian in October 2019

One of the best beaches in San Sebastian for surfers is Zurriola Beach, a fun and youthful hangout with great waves.

When you visit San Sebastian in fall, you’ll miss the summer crowds and slip seamlessly into local life. Crisp temperatures ranging from 12–18 degrees C (54–65 degrees F) make autumn feel much more present than in warmer, more southerly parts of Spain. Throw in some spooky festivities, and you’ve got all the makings of fall […]

How to Spend 36 Hours in San Sebastian

36 hours in San Sebastian would be incomplete without at least one trip to Plaza de la Constitución!

With pristine beaches, a fascinating local culture and the best gastronomic scene in the world, San Sebastian is one of the chicest cities in Spain–make that Europe. And despite its smaller size, it packs a big punch. You could spend a week or more here and still not scratch the surface of this one-of-a-kind gem […]

Discover Basque Culture at the San Telmo Museum

Visiting the San Telmo Museum is a must here in San Sebastian. It even has its own lovely little cafe!

Many visitors come to San Sebastian for one thing: the food. While you could happily spend days doing nothing more than eating the best pintxos in the world, it’s also one of the best places to dive into the unique Basque culture. And nowhere better to do that than the San Telmo Museum. Located in […]

How to Live Like a Local During 10 Days in San Sebastian

During your 10 days in San Sebastian, visit the aquarium and the naval museum to learn about the fascinating maritime history of the city and how it ties into local culture even today.

Some cities were made to be savored slowly, and San Sebastian is one of them. And no, we’re not just talking about the food, although there will certainly be plenty of that during your 10 days in San Sebastian. However, establishing a solid home base here for a longer trip will immerse you in the […]

Our Complete Family Friendly Guide to San Sebastian

Our family friendly guide to San Sebastian is full of activities kids will love, like the amusement park at Monte Igueldo!

Pristine beaches, attractions for all ages and kid-friendly food make San Sebastian the ideal place for you next family getaway! At first glance, it may not seem like San Sebastian has much to offer in the way of kid-friendly sights and experiences. The city is beautiful and historic enough to merit appreciation from adults, but […]

Save Your Euros: 5 Free Things to Do in San Sebastian

Peine del Viento is a unique sculpture and one of our favorite free things to do in San Sebastian!

San Sebastian’s sophistication and glamour often give it the untrue reputation of being an expensive destination, but it doesn’t have to be! Some of our favorite things to do in San Sebastian are absolutely free! The city’s laid-back atmosphere and easy walkability mean that it was practically made for wandering and admiring the beauty without […]